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Free Deanna Jo - NYC - good victim of a bad law!!!
$7,155 raised
29% of $25k goal
86 contributors
30 Weeks running
Deanna Jo, loving mother of two adorable boys, Veteran, Activist and friend in liberty, was arrested in NYC on Nov 11 while traveling from Texas, when her self-defense handgun was allegedly discovered in her vehicle. Please help us fund her defense.

Two beautiful little boys are wondering where their mother is after the family of three traveled across the country from Texas to NYC so the children could spend time with their estranged father. Deanna Jo is a responsible mother and a veteran with military security clearances. Concerned primarily with her children’s safety and posing no threat to any other person, Deanna Jo arrived at her destination, where her estranged husband took the children into his house then contacted police, who promptly arrested her and charged her with a Class C felony for criminal possession of a weapon. No mother should be forced to leave behind her best means of self-defense, yet the City of New York sends a clear message: “We do not care about your Constitutional rights or your personal safety, and the only people who have guns here are criminals.” Now Deanna Jo sits in a cage at Rikers Island, stripped of her rights and incarcerated, and her children are missing her dearly. She needs to return to them so they can be with their mother. The city has basically told her that her life and the lives of her children are meaningless and that her right to protect them is trivial.
We are a group of friends who want to see Deanna Jo reunited with her children as soon as possible.
This fund is to help us do that, plus assist with the legal battle to come.

Edit to add: We have secured her release on 11/24, and are attempting to recover her vehicle on 11/27. Thank you all for your generous contributions and continued support. 
It's an uphill battle from here, but, no stranger to activism, Deanna Jo is committed to staying the course to prevent the same injustice from befalling others if possible.
#JoinTheFight; #No2ACompromise; #NoVictimNoCrime!

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